I am a single mom of two I have fallen on hard times and moved out of my rental. I now live with a family member I am getting assistance to keep things afloat and family is helping me as well. I do not own a house or a car or have a bank account. I have no income either and will probably have to end up filing bankruptcy for credit cars debt. I am being sued 6,000 for floor repairs by my old landlord I don't have money to go to court 3 states away ( Tennessee) and will probably end up loosing the suit due to that, how will I get this paid back?!
If you can afford to pay for bankruptcy, then that should stop most of it. If you can't, you may be able to get an attorney that is licensed to practice in Tennessee to file a Motion for Slow Pay for you. In that signed document, you essentially tell the court what you can afford to pay on a monthly basis; however, it has to be approved.
I don't see what the problem is. A judgment in another state will have to be brought to Tennessee and domesticated. Further, it appears you do not have anything for them to collect a judgment out of. This debt can probably be discharged in the Bankruptcy you anticipate filing.
If you decide to file bankruptcy, and are granted a Discharge, you will not have to pay the debt. May I suggest you contact a local Bankruptcy attorney.
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